11:59 PM EDT, Fri March 27, 2015
DRaysBay Mar 23, 2015

Asdrubal Cabrera named everyday Shortstop

Nick Franklin moved to second base. The Rays intend on competing this season, even with the several short-term injuries in the starting rotation. They made that clear in December when they signed the top middle-infield free agent on the market to a $7.5 million contract. His name is Asdrubal Cabrera, and he is a short stop. Cabrera has been on the decline the last few seasons, without many accolades from the primitive defensive metrics available on sites like Fangraphs and Baseball-Reference. Without the benefit of cameras to track the play and speed of athletes, we really only have the...

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